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, how does he find his way out of this one? speaker baner says he -- speaker boehner says he won't negotiate with him and president obama seemed implacable on his positions. >> back to me, i think there is going to have to be a shift in how obama handles the hill. you know, when presidents win re-election, the air on top of mt. olympus is scbfl feels great. but it's very thin and it leads to you do things that can appear arrogant. that affects your approval rating and then your agenda can't get through. that's what has happened in second terms with presidents in america. unless obama can show the american people, on the big issues, like the budget and immigration and what he is talking about with guns, he can work with the republicans. let me ask you a question, can you name the one bipartisan accomplishment of president obama? >> yeah, it's called getting re-elected. >> okay! the fact is, if you look at where the country is today, the clear majority of americans, larger percentage of americans voted for obama than past presidents. but in terms of policy, i am not going to say it
're going to see gun control and the way he'll do it is not by trying to cut a deal with john boehner who probably can't cut a deal for all the republicans anyway but by picking up republicans in the house and senate he has the majority he needs. >> arthel: the president made history by being the first president to address gay rights in an inaugural speech but you say that the president has basically not -- figured out how to work the system? but not change it? you have no expectations, that the president will reinvent the wheel in terms of the way things are done in d.c.? >> certainly not reinvent -- you saw the shakeup in his staff and it was the shakeup from within, people from within his inner circle taking somewhat different position and you you saw him go hard liberal in the inaugural address and the recent votes where the president commanded the majority to keep us off the fiscal cliff. not by making a deal with boehner but by picking off republicans. so i think he's not going to triangulate. he'll work the system and will be progressive and doesn't stand for re-election again and
everyone. i think when he's trying it make a deal with john boehner and republicans led by eric cantor are walking away from the table, i think that's on the republicans and not necessarily the president. and i agree with angela, it's really not his fault. >> kelly: exactly, angela, you said it wasn't his fault. >> right. >> kelly: and you come into the first term and people on the opposite side our definiting, making sure he's a one term president. >> and mitch mcconnell said that. >> kelly: and like president bush, however, president obama continues to make overtures towards bringing americans together and recently sought to do this in the inaugural address. the critics say this speech was too liberal and fell far short of unifying, we the people. what's your perspective on this? >> kelly, it's one thing to make a speech, but you will know them by their fruits. let's go to the fiscal cliff negotiations. as i said before, when boehner offered raising taxes on people who make 1 million and above, that was nancy pelosi's proposal. and before that, he brought things to the table that cam
. president obama will launch a push for immigration reform this week. house speaker john boehner is voicing confidence that a deal can be reached, saying a bipartisan group of lawmakers may already have an agreement that we expect to hear about this week. an american pastor has been sentenced in iran to 8 years in prison, that comes from the america center for law & justice. he was charged with threatening national security by creating a network of christian house churches. ahead of the super bowl, president obama is weigh fwhg on the violence involved in football. president obama says, if he had a son, he would think long and hard before allowing him to play. in an interview with the new republic, the president talked about how the game will likely change over time and some of the changes might make football less exciting to watch, but will be better for the players. those are the top stories right now. back to you. >> shannon: thank you very much. the pentagon's decision to allow women into combat on the front lines is raising questions about what happens next. chris wallatas sat down wit
that says we don't care. >> what about speaker boehner and mcconnell and the leadership. >> there is no pro growth agenda to create jobs. there is nothing aspirational. you are right on social issues. there is no tolerance. bottom line, there is nothing for a voter to --. >> here is speaker boehner, react to what he said about the president. take a listen to this. >> so, we over the next 22 months, we will be the focus of this administration, as they attempt to annihilate the republican party. let me just say, i do believe that is their goal, to shove us into the dust bin of history. >>gregg: is he right? >> of course, but what president doesn't try to annihilate the opposition especially if they help him do it. in this case the republicans have each time they have negotiated with the president, going in the summer of 2011, they have turned down a deal that was better than the next offer they got and they have kept doing it. can you call it kicking the can down the road but i call it them surrendering. >> here is the point. delaying the debt ceiling, which i said they need to do to -- what
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